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Author Lisa Mowry

  • Lisa Mowry

    Editorial Contributor

    Lisa Mowry has produced more than five hundred articles for national publications over the past decade. A graduate of Wake Forest University in North Carolina, Mowry also studied for a master's at Georgia State University's communications department. She has lived in Atlanta since 1982. In 1998, she and her family moved out to the suburbs to be halfway between the city and Rome, where her husband is chair of the biology department at Berry College.


Stories by the editorial department about travel, primarily from Arbiter's Getaway pieces

Get away to High Point & Hickory

The best bargains at the Furniture Capital of the World are all under two (very big) roofs

First things first: Can you save money by driving five hours to shop for furniture in North Carolina? Yes, although an industrious shopper in Atlanta could perhaps find similar savings by following sales, asking for discounts, and trolling Craigslist. The advantage to shopping in the Furniture Capital of the World is that so many discounted brands and floor samples are together under one roof. Read More

A civilized take on camping

We found a Bohemian rhapsody outdoors

Interested in pitching a tent, battling the elements, and using the great outdoors as a bathroom? Me neither. For those of us who appreciate Mother Nature but prefer a few creature comforts, hooray for the Martyn House. Read More

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